One of the first people to take body insurance was Ben Turnip in the 1920s to secure his cross-eyed. He took the insurance of $25 thousand. Well, Mr. Turnip surely had never guessed, the insurance will turn into fashion someday.
Celebrities are known to start trends, and some of them have taken a level ahead after insuring their body parts for millions of dollars. Here is the list of the top 10 weird celebrity insurances. Know here which personality went overboard with their insurance?
10. America Ferrera: $10 Million Smile Insurance
A beautiful smile is priceless!!! and to prove that Ugly Betty star Ferrera has insured her smile for around $10 million. Actually, her smile was insured by teeth whitening product Aquafresh White Trays as part of a charity campaign Smiles for Success.
America Ferrera, having the net worth of $16 million had her smile insured for jaw-dropping $10 million in 2007 from a British insurance firm Lloyd's of London.
She is known for her performance in movies like Real Women Have Curves, The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, Our Family Wedding, among many others.
9. Miley Cyrus: $1 million Tongue Insurance
The 27 years old, Miley Cyrus is an American singer known as Hannah Montana who has a net worth of $160 million as of 2019.
Indeed, you have seen Cyrus often sticking her tongue out as her signature expression. After she felt that her precious signature move was in danger, she insured her tongue for around $1 million. She came up with the idea after lots of controversy in the 2013 MTV Video Music Award Performance.
As per her insurance policies, she can claim money if her tongue gets burn from hot coffee too. Moreover, she even gets money from the smoking effects and damage.
8. Jennifer Lopez: $27 Million To $300 Million Derriere Insurance
Jennifer Lopez, aka J-Lo, is also popular for her infamous buttock. She is indeed the woman who started the booty craze, and for the safe side, Lopez insured them for $27 million.
As per some sources, JLo has the insurance plans and policies of somewhere between staggering $27 million to $300 million.
Jennifer Lopez has a net worth of $400 million as of 2019 and makes the average salary of $40 million per year.
7. Heidi Klum: $2.2 Million Each Leg Insurance
One of A Victoria's Secret Lingerie models, Heidi Klum, has insured her beautiful long legs for $2.2 million each. Surprisingly, her left leg is insured for $2 million, almost $200 thousand less than the right leg because of a small scar on her knee.
Her insurance plans do not include the damage from waxing, sunbathing and sports like skating. Heidi Klum has a net worth of $90 million as of 2019.
6. David Beckham/Cristiano Ronaldo: Multi-Million Dollars Leg Insurance
Soccer stars like David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and other players are known for their limbs too as they are the primary source of their income.
Beckham insured his legs for around $35 million, which covers him from all kinds of injury.
Likewise, Ronaldo also had his legs insured from his former football club, Real Madrid. His legs were insured for a whopping $144 million.
5. Daniel Craig: $8 Million To $10 Million Whole Body Insurance
Daniel Craig is best known for his stunts and performance in James Bond: Quantum of Solace. You would be surprised to know that no doubles were used in the movie; most of the stunts were performed by himself.
So the producers of the movie insured his whole body for a massive $8 million to $10 million.
4. Madonna: $2 Million Bust Insurance
Madonna came to fame not only from her music but also as a beautiful model. Queen of Pop Madonna has her bust insured as they are her valuable assets.
Though revealed that her insurance cost was up to $12 million, later insurance company confirmed that her bust was insured for a huge $2 million covering any physical damages.
3. Mariah Carey: $1 Billion Long Legs Insurance
Recognized for her singing talent, Mariah Carey has insured her legs, startling, right? Moreover, she ranks #1 on the list of most expensive body parts insurance in the world.
After she became the spokesperson of Gillette Razor's 'Legs of a Goddess' campaign, her stunning legs were insured by Gillette for ground-shattering $500 million each leg. And both of her legs are insured for an impressive $1 billion.
She has also insured her most valuable part, i.e. 5-octave voice.
2. Troy Polamalu: $1 Million Curly Hair Insurance
As part of the commercial agreement from Head and Shoulders, retired Pittsburgh Steelers player Troy Polamalu has insured his three feet wavy hair locks for $1 million.
The shampoo and insurance company made the policy that Polamalu must exclude himself from extreme sports like rock climbing, fire-breathing and many others.
1. Tom Jones: $7 Million Chest Hair Insurance
Tom Jones is a British male icon and is the only owner of the most expensive chest hair in the world. The Ageless heartthrob Jones insured his chest hair for $7 million back in 2008 from firm Lloyd's of London.
Often regarded as the sex bomb of the 90s, he is often seen in unbuttoned shirts and seemingly showing his flawless chest hairs. He has not waxed his chest hair for over 10 years.